Daniel Doft’s practice focuses on business litigation. He has represented individuals, small businesses, multinational corporations, public entities and trade associations in federal and state court. He has experience in antitrust, securities fraud, corporate governance, business torts, unfair competition, intellectual property and contracts, as well as specialized admiralty/maritime law issues.
Daniel is also a volunteer with Casa Cornelia, where he represents victims of torture and other human rights violations in asylum proceedings on a pro bono basis.
While in law school, Daniel worked in the legal department of a multinational corporation, and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Cynthia A. Bashant of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and the Honorable Margaret M. Mann of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California. He earned his Juris Doctor degree cum laude from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he served on the editorial board of the San Diego Law Review and was a member of the Moot Court Associate Board and the Women’s Law Caucus. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara, cum laude.
He is actively involved in his professional community and is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Lawyers Club of San Diego, the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, and the Enright Chapter of the Inn of Court.
Daniel lives in the Little Italy community of San Diego, where he enjoys discovering new restaurants and finding new parks and trails to explore with his dog.